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UCLA LITIGATION DOCS AFFIRM ORIGIN OF UCS, HARVARD SCRAMBLE TO PRE-BUT REVELATION OF “SECRET MEETING” FOR AGs, “PROSPECTIVE FUNDERS”

By Chris Horner On April 25, 2016, Harvard Law School and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) held a meeting with activists, public officials, and lawyers to, in part, “share legal and scientific information having an important bearing on potential investigations and lawsuits” against the energy industry. One participant described the briefing, in two separate […]

REPORT: ATTORNEYS GENERAL HOLD ‘SECRET’ MEETING WITH DONORS TO DISCUSS FUTURE CLIMATE LAWSUITS

Attorneys associated with various attorneys general offices across the country met at a secret fundraiser in 2016 at Harvard University to discuss how to engage in climate lawsuits, according to a series of reports. Handouts touting the fundraiser did not include any specifics, a Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) report from August notes. But one presenter described […]

Hide the Opine II — It’s an Ex Parte in the USA!

In April, Climate Litigation Watch reported on a remarkable turn of events in the state attorneys’ general campaign to stop the public from learning the specifics of how elected law enforcement offices have come to be used by the Climate Litigation Industry assisting plaintiffs’ lawyers, activists and major political donors. In short, the official tasked […]

On the Subject of Recruiting Law Enforcement — Email Affirms Origin of Prosecutorial Abuses

Climate Litigation Watch readers are aware of the September 2018 CEI report, “Law Enforcement for Rent”, which explored in detail what public records show about the “Secret Meeting at Harvard”. This April 2016 session hosted by Harvard Law School and the Union of Concerned Scientists was first hinted at in email productions from state attorneys […]